Jun 11, 2020
When you tell your children
about how you reacted to George Floyd’s death and subsequent
protests, will you be able to speak with pride? Maceo Paisley is
back on the podcast to talk all things race, media narratives,
police brutality, and most importantly, what we can do about it.
His views are striking and fresh. Professionally, he is a cultural
consultant for organizations, making him incredibly insightful on
this topic. His greatest gift is that he does it all from a
healthy, embodied masculine.
“Don’t Let The Shame Of
Yesterday Keep You From Who You Could Be Today” - Maceo
has the world been on issues like police brutality for the last
role does the quarantine and pre-existing political unease play in
the current equality protests?
- America has plenty of shadows in the closet,
beyond simple police brutality
does providing care for others fit into a masculine way of
can we cultivate our citizenry to be the most educated, resourced,
media narratives can serve our interests, but ultimately aren’t
accurate or helpful in the long run.
is white supremacy a lie? Because it shrinks our identity and
squeezes us into insufficient boxes
to avoid tokenization, novelization, and exotification in order to
genuinely appreciate different cultures.
number of racist individuals is nearly irrelevant when the entire
system is racially oppressive
role does shame and guilt play?
the subconscious beliefs about scarcity and power determine whether
you are acting like a racist
- John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” episode about
George Floyd and police
our rights in the “Bill of Rights” dependable and constant for ALL
Connect With Maceo:
Instagram | @maceopaisley
Twitter | @maceopaisley
He brings aesthetic sensibility
and an artistic mind to any business or endeavor. He also does
cultural consulting to advise organizations seeking a conscious
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